|Hunger Strikes 30th anniversary|
Hunger Strikes 30th anniversary discussion including Fergus O'Hare (National Committee H-Blocks-Armagh) as chair and former hunger strikers Mary Doyle, Raymond McCartney and Pat Sheehan.
Keywords: Hunger Strikes 30th anniversary
|Community and Resistance Tour (14 November 2010 - Phoenix, AZ)|
Community and Resistance Tour Phoenix, AZ 14 November 2010 The COMMUNITY AND RESISTANCE tour seeks to communicate about current struggles for justice and liberation, from nooses hung in the northern Louisiana town of Jena to women organizing inside prisons, from resistance to school privatization to post-Katrina community organizing and cultural resistance. The tour also seeks to connect communities of liberation, and to build relationships between grassroots activists and independent media...
Keywords: health care; education; criminal justice; housing; racism; Jena Six; Katrina; New Orleans; community; resistance; women in prison; prisoner organizing; immigration; immigrant detention; battered women; battered women's clemency; Krome INS detention center; Golden Venture; prison hunger strikes; immigrant organizing
|People United - March 5, 2010 - Allan Campbell|
Episode focuses on the current "Dignity, Not Detention!" campaign, the latest organized effort against detaining immigrants in the United States. It features a conversation broadcast live in the KOOP Studio with Bob Libal of Grassroots Leadership and Lauren Martin of Texans United for Families. It also features presentations by Silky Shah of Detention Watch Network and Anayanse Garza of the Southwest Workers Union, who both spoke at Resistencia Bookstore on February 25, 2010...
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; Austin TX; community radio; Dignity Not Detention; immigrant detention; Hutto; Port Isabel; Immigration and Customs Enforcement; hunger strikes; Grassroots Leadership; Texans United for Families; Detention Watch Network; Southwest Workers Unions; Migrantes sin Fronteras; Rama Carty; Bob Libal; Silky Shah; Anayanse Garza; Lauren Martin; abolition
|People United - November 12, 2010 - Allan Campbell|
Episode features activist, author, and fourth-generation Gulf Coast shrimper Diane Wilson on the founding of the Texas Jail Project and its relation to her nonviolent civil disobedience, now chronicled in her forthcoming book _Diary of an Eco-Outlaw: An Unreasonable Woman Breaks the Law for Mother Earth_. She spoke at the home of Virginia Raymond and Tom Kolker in Austin, Texas, on November 6, 2010.
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; Austin TX; community radio; Diane Wilson; Seadrift TX; Calhoun County; Gulf Coast; shrimper; fisherwoman; fisherman; civil disobedience; hunger strikes; environmental activism; peace activism; anti-war activism; analysis; reminisence; memoir; Diary of an Eco-Outlaw; Diary of an Outlaw; Victoria County Jail; Texas Jail Project; Diana Claitor; Union Carbide; Dow Chemical; Bhopal; Iraq; Halliburton; BP; Code Pink; Houston; fundraiser; Dick Cheney; Richard Cheney; Tom DeLay; Mona Knutsen; Ramona Knutsen; criminal justice; law enforcement; incarceration; jail; race; gender; class; people of color; women; working class; movement building; history; current events